Month of  January 2013 feed
Born out of unthinkable violence, the Greensboro Justice Fund was established to educate the public about discrimination and discriminatory organizations.

October 31—January 11, 2013
This event does NOT occur on:
November 22, December 16, December 22—December 23, December 25, December 28—January 1, January 6

Library, W.E.B. Du Bois, Floor 25

The UMCA has been fortunate to receive several important gifts over the last year, which will be on view here for the first time.

January 23—March 15, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
January 26—March 10, 2013, weekends 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
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February 18

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Graduating seniors are invited to submit a proposal for consideration as the Student Commencement Speaker at the Undergraduate Commencement on May 10, 2013.

December 3—February 5, 2013

The University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks nominations of graduating seniors for the 21st Century Leaders Award. 

December 3—February 8, 2013

Most university offices will be open during the break except on designated holidays.

December 16—January 21, 2013

University offices are closed.

January 1, 2013

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Eastern Michigan.

January 5, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Coach Dawley leads the Minutewomen into action against Dartmouth College.

January 6, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

Planning to spend winter break in the Boston area? Get a leg up on your career plans by talking to alumni from different industries about your career options and next steps.

January 9, 2013
4:00 pm

City Year Boston
If you plan to spend winter break in the Boston area, attend this networking event to meet fellow students and alumni working in finance related fields around Greater Boston.

January 10, 2013
5:30 pm

Splash Lounge
Come out to The Commons Bar to watch the men's basketball game as the UMass Minutemen take on the Saint Louis Billikens. 

January 10, 2013
6:00 pm

The Commons Bar
Head coach John Micheletto leads the Minutemen as they take the ice against conference foe Providence.

January 11, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

UMass opens conference play as Coach Dawley leads the Minutewomen into action against the Colonials of George Washington University.

January 12, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

The Center for Public Policy and Administration (CPPA) is the hub of interdisciplinary public policy research, teaching, and engagement at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

January 16, 2013
6:00 pm-8:00 pm

The Madhatter
Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Duquesne.

January 17, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

Award-winning UMass graduate students and faculty will offer their perspectives and tips on applying for grants and developing as a teacher while still in graduate school.

January 18, 2013
9:30 am-11:30 am

Campus Center, 101

Join the Greater Boston Alumni Network for a day of Division I hockey, as the UMass Minutemen take on the Boston College Eagles at Boston College! Bring your family and friends to enjoy the game with fellow alumni.

January 18, 2013
7:30 pm

City Side Bar
Western Mass Drupal Camp will return to the Integrated Science Building at UMass Amherst.

January 19, 2013

Integrated Sciences Building

UMass Professor of History John Higginson is the main speaker for this year's  Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2013
8:00 am-12:00 pm

Amherst Regional Middle School
Join the re-launched Pioneer Valley Alumni Network for their 2013 kick-off event! 

January 19, 2013
12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Amherst Brewing Company
The Minutewomen meet Bryant University in the first home meet of 2013.

January 19, 2013
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Minutemen swimmers and divers meet Bryant University in the first home meet of 2013.

January 19, 2013
1:00 pm

Boyden Gymnasium

Marcus Camby's jersey will be retired at halftime of the game.

January 19, 2013
4:00 pm

Mullins Center

Swimming and Diving hosts the UMass Invitational at Boyden Gymnasiu.

January 20, 2013

Boyden Gymnasium

Most university offices are closed.

January 21, 2013

Workplace Learning & Development (WL&D) Spring 2013 Programs areavailable for on-line registration.

January 21, 2013
8:30 am

Online

The UMass Amherst Libraries host an exhibit, “Pioneers of Mass Aggie: Founders, Builders, and Innovators.”  “Pioneers” is the first of three exhibits to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the University of Massachusetts.

January 22—May 11, 2013

Learning Commons in W.E.B. Du Bois Library

First day of classes for the Spring 2013 semester.

January 22, 2013

Elizabeth Chang, violin, will perform with guest pianist Judith Gordon.

January 22, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Single Project/Event grant applications are due at noon today.

January 23, 2013
12:00 pm

Curry Hicks, 10

Coach Dawley leads the Minutewomen into action against the Bulldogs of Butler University.

January 23, 2013
7:00 pm

Mullins Center

This installation is a collaboration conceived by four second-year MFA students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Studio Art Department.

January 24—January 31, 2013, Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 10:00 am-5:00 pm
January 25, 2013, Sun/Fri/Sat 10:00 am-3:00 pm

Student Union Art Gallery

Professor Platt will present a lecture titled “Into the Storm: Some Windows into a Chinese Civil War."

January 24, 2013
4:00 pm

Student Union, Cape Cod Lounge

Join the Bay Area Alumni Network to welcome UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy to California.

January 24, 2013
6:00 pm

Bluxome Street Winery
Resource Economics Professor Christine Crago and Nicole Tocco '06, East Coast Fellow for Bon Appetit Management Company overseeing sustainability initiatives, will speak on implementing sustainability and social responsibility in today's economy.

January 24, 2013
6:00 pm

UMass Club
Guest pianist Christopher Guzman will perform and hold a master class following his performance.

January 24, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

jubilat, a nationally renowned publisher of poems, interviews, and documents of all kinds, announces it second-ever chapbook contest.

January 25—February 13, 2013

The UMass Ski ‘n’ Board Club is proud to announce the Third Annual UMass Rail Jam! Formerly known as the Metawompe Stompe, this season’s event is set to be a huge event with 75 competitors duking it out for the top prize, and tons of goodies from our event partners.

January 25, 2013
4:00 pm-11:00 pm

Southwest Residential Area, "Beach" - lawn on west side of Southwest Residential Area

Michael Compitello, percussion, will perform with "New Morse Code" with Hannah Collins, cello, and Ayano Kataoka, percussion.

January 25, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

Three hours of activities for UMass families. 

January 26, 2013
10:00 am-1:00 pm

Campus Center, Auditorium

Coach Derek Kellogg leads the Minutemen against Richmond.

January 27, 2013
2:00 pm

Mullins Center

In ”I, Pilgrim” Jeff Stauder uses iconic images from American history to create a surreal, allegorical world. Motifs include a lone pilgrim, bison, crows, corn, and wood.

January 28—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

Jet Lag Go-Go offers a space of integration, a space created from an accumulation of attempts at connection and engagement. Drawing, textile and pattern collide with documentary evidence to form a hybrid landscape of place and self.

January 29—February 21, 2013, Sun/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri

Hampden Gallery

South African performance scholar, Prof. Megan Lewis of the UMass Theater Department, will discuss how Cape Town-based Magnet Theatre’s work over the past three decades has been committed to creating experiences that "shift bodies, assumptions, feelings, beliefs and understandings."

January 29, 2013
4:00 pm-5:30 pm

Rand Theater

Earl MacDonald and Hartford Jazz Society's New Directions Ensemble will visit UMass to give a performance with Jeffrey W. Holmes and ten instrumentalists.

January 29, 2013
8:00 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

We are proud to announce the inauguration of the STPEC Activist Brown Bag Lunch Series.  Most acclaimed for her pioneering work fighting mass incarceration, Lois Ahrens has been an activist and organizer for social justice for more than forty-five years. 

January 30, 2013
11:15 am-12:45 pm

Campus Center, 162-75

Coach Dawley leads the Minutewomen into action against the Explorers of La Salle University.

January 30, 2013
11:45 am

Mullins Center

"Lapsing into Democracy’: Un(der)speaking Theatre in the Transitional State" is the title of a lecture by Professor Mark Fleishman of the University of Cape Town.

January 30, 2013
4:00 pm

Amherst College
Reception for the artist James Welling in association with his UMCA exhibition Open Space.

January 30, 2013
5:00 pm-7:00 pm

University Museum of Contemporary Art

For 45 years, the voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo have married the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their native South African musical traditions to the sounds and sentiments of gospel music.

January 30, 2013
7:30 pm

Fine Arts Center Concert Hall

The play, Every Year, Every Day, I Am Walking, traces the story of a young refugee in Africa who loses family and home brutally and irrevocably and is forced to journey to a new place through many dangers and uncertainties.

January 30—February 2, 2013 8:00 pm-9:30 pm

Rand Theater

Gabe Langfur, bass trombone, and artist/faculty member at Boston University and the University of Rhode Island.

January 30, 2013
8:15 pm

Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall

The UMCA is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by the Los Angeles-based artist James Welling. This exhibition will focus on the photographer’s work in New England from 1970 to 2010.

January 31—May 3, 2013, Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 11:00 am-4:30 pm
February 2—May 5, 2013, Sun/Mon/Sat 2:00 pm-5:00 pm
This event does NOT occur on:
February 18, March 16—March 24, April 15

University Museum of Contemporary Art

Clare Brown '96 is an exhibition and graphic designer with 15 years of museum experience in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Massachusetts.

January 31, 2013
4:00 pm-5:00 pm

Hills North, 105

City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.

January 31, 2013
5:30 pm-6:30 pm

Campus Center, 803

Emily Barton is the author of two novels, Brookland and The Testament of Yves Gundron, both named New York Times Notable Books of the Year.

January 31, 2013
8:00 pm-10:00 pm

Memorial Hall

NY Concepts present the Winter White Tour 2013 featuring Alesso.

January 31, 2013
8:30 pm

Mullins Center